Bordering the Thames in Fulham and set in 42 acres of magnificent grounds, The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition and international renown. Recognised throughout the world as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs.
The Grounds Team are part of the Estates Department and are made up of 26 professional and highly motivated individuals who pride themselves on the maintenance and upkeep of the prestigious grounds. The grounds of the Club include ten croquet lawns, thirty grass tennis courts, a cricket ground, a nine-hole golf course, two bowling greens and over a hectare of trees, flowers, shrubs and ornamental lawns. It is through the efforts of the Grounds team that the Club’s members are rewarded year on year with award winning sports surfaces and stunning season changing flowerbeds.
As a Groundsman you will work a 39 hour week with regular weekend work (compulsory but not guaranteed). Typical duties will include:
- To undertake general turf and grounds duties.
- Reporting and treating common pests, fungi and diseases.
- Setting out sports areas.
- Operating lawnmowers and other horticultural machinery.
Candidates will embody our Club values; excellence, prudence, integrity, courtesy. Previous grounds or turf experience advantageous. Candidates will have a hands-on approach, the ability to work under pressure and be friendly, polite and diplomatic.
Our benefits include 23 days holidays (rising to 28 days after 5 years’ continuous service) plus Bank Holidays, life assurance, Group Income Protection, meals on duty, onsite parking, a discretionary annual bonus scheme and an annual performance pay review, along other discretionary benefits.